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Leipzig Book Fair inspires book fever

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Leipzig Book Fair. From Leipziger-Buchmesse.de
Leipzig Book Fair. From Leipziger-Buchmesse.de

Better to have one book in your hand as well as many flying around in your head. If you like cosplay, this is also the week for you.

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Together! The Grassi’s exhibit on communal living

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Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)
Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)

“With the increasing demand for housing in big cities dictating property prices, and less space available for adequate housing, communal housing cooperatives offer a viable alternative to many families, as well as young or older people who can’t afford to – or choose not to – live alone.”

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HGB Leipzig: Rundgang as call to solidarity

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HGB Rundgang 2019, Graphic by Barbora Demovičová, Eleanore Schilling
HGB Rundgang 2019, Graphic by Barbora Demovičová, Eleanore Schilling

The tone is one of protest. Here’s how our city’s Academy of Fine Arts is using its annual student artwork exhibition as a platform to demand better conditions. You can take part in the event through the end of Sunday, 17 February.

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Lawyer to take foreigners’ issues to Leipzig mayor

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Leipzig city center. Photo: maeshelle west-davies
Leipzig city center. Photo: maeshelle west-davies

A local-based lawyer will meet with Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung later this month to advocate for foreigners who, when trying to live and work locally, have faced obstacles from public administration.

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Leipzig poised to reach 600,000 residents in 2019

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Urban art in Leipzig by Michael Fischer. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Urban art in Leipzig by Michael Fischer. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

The trams are definitely getting more crowded, and it’s not just because of winter.

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Walking through Leipzig’s Winter Wonderland

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Winter-lined path to Leipzig Town Hall.
Winter-lined path to Leipzig Town Hall.

“You decide… today you will look directly at the sights around you for what they are: frozen.” No two winters – or even two seconds – are totally alike. Here’s an invitation to pause and take in the moment.

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